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Newbie at childcare centre
It’s hard, it definitely hard when you want to step in but feel you’ll be stepping on toes if you do... you may not have early childhood experience but...

Not sure childcare is for me. Help please!
Thanks very much for your efforts in your reply means a lot Lorina. I think majority of my concerns comes from my anxiety ( I suffer from depression and...

Boundaries in staff/parent relationships.
Explain the term ‘professional boundaries’ and how this applies to your role as an Educator in an early childhood education setting.
please help me out

Casual Payrate
Oh ok...maybe that was why.
The only thing with that was, I was never a room leader at my last centre it was just based on how long you had your diploma/how...

Placement concerns..
This will help:
Work Placement In Childcare

Lack of confidence in language (new educator from other culture background)
You can't feel bad about your accent, it's a part of who you are, it's part of your identity!
The more you interact with others and talk you will get...

Applying for new job suggestions.
You're most welcome! :thumbup:
Thanks so much for your kind words and support!
Much obliged!

G8 Education
If you're having problems/issues at work then they need to be resolved...
Everything alright?

Job interview questions
@Gun - The biggest benefit for you is that they have already seen how you work as a student during work placement... They know how you interact the staff...

Casual position in childcare.
You're welcome!
Best of Luck!
Let me know if you have any more questions!

Objective Of Complaints Policy
Question1: Outline the steps that would occur when a parent makes a complaint.
Answer-1. The Director will ask the parent what solution they are looking...

Hello Lovely People
Where can I find the answers to these questions? I'm so stuck!!
There are certain organisational standards, policies and procedures...

Scenario: Ameen
Relevant legislation that you would need to follow in Victoria?

Scenario: Jock - Living With Grandparents
with the same scenario:
If you witnessed another Educator displaying unethical conduct similar to the above scenario, who would you report it to and why?

Faidh (12 weeks) was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. He has also been difficult to feed and his mother, Wafa, is struggling with competing ‘advice’ from...

CHCECE013 Observation checklists
I am doing CHCECE013. Part of the assignment is to complete different observations on a child at a childcare centre and then write up a report....

Culture competence
Thanks Lorina.
The information you provided is very useful.
Many thanks for your help.
Can you please guide me with this question? I cant find any useful...

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights & United Nations Rights Of The Child
Is the right answer to above question
Rights educator must uphold include relating to:
1. Privacy
2. Confidentiality
3. Dignity
4. Access to services

Serious Issue Of Breaching Confidentiality
You’re welcome!

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Understanding about JET fee assistance.
I'm not too sure if there is an income limit if you are studying for a qualification... it's best to ring and have a chat with them or visit Centrelink...

Ideas what to buy for my kids this Christmas
So I guess I have a conspiracy happening right behind my back! I have 2 sons and a husband and they decided we will, as a family, buy a foosball table...

Expression of interest letter
You're welcome!
Feel free to ask, if you have any further questions!
Happy to help!

Student Wanted For FDC in Sydney
Hi Sohila,
I am a student and I would like to gain an experience in a Childcare setting. I'm currently enrolled in Cert. 3 in Early Childhood and Care....

Hello All
Hello members, I am sophie from Waiuku, Auckland and I am working as a Childcare expert from last 8 years. Currently, I am working at

Online professional development
Launch Special
Our very first online PD course has been released. The topic is inclusive practices.
All participants will get a certificate of completion...

Getting daughter to fasten her jacket up?
Hi Joan,
Not siding with anyone but because this has been a problem for you since April 2015 thought maybe looking at it from another angle might work.

Caroline Fewster Professional Development Workshop this August
My name is Gina, I work for a training organisation called EIM Training, we are located on the Gold Coast, QLD. We offer a variety of different...

Inserting Images Into Templates
where the finalize button on the template?
The finalise button can either be found on the left or right hand upper corner depending on the template.

Permanent Part Time VS Permanent Full Time
and what about what would be your responsibility at a room if you would be a senior educator?

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